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attempted yes, the fuel is complimentary for up to three years. yes, it has an epa-estimated range of 312 miles. yes, you will probably have to answer lots of silly questions from strangers. yes, this is a mind-blowing marvel of technology. and, yes, you can buy it today- because the future doesn't start next week, next month or next year... the future starts now. in the hydrogen-fueled toyota mirai.
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live where you live, this is "abc 7 news." a woman screams shatter the calm in a quiet san francisco neighborhood prompting a stranger to come to the rescue during an attempted abduction. good evening and thank you for joining us, i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. police credit the good samaritan from preventing a kidnapping. it happened over the weekend as the woman was walking on steiner streetd. >> new at >> reporter: the victim is stave. still a terrifying ordeal and police wasted no time tracking down a suspect. it was just before 9:00 p.m. saturday on steiner street. a woman was walking up the hill when a man grabbed her from behind and tried to put her in his truck. david cobert was in his living room at the time.
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>> i heard a woman scream loudly for about seven, eight, nine, >> reporter: but it was apparently the actions of an approaching motorist that scared off the attacker. he turned on his bright and began honking his horn. the man ultimately let go of the victim. >> i think it is fair to say were it not for their intervention it is likely he would have succeeded in his cad nap and would have taken the victim in his vehicle. >> reporter: the suspect got away but not for long. police won't say how, but they tracked him down next day in petaluma where officers took him into custody of after a pursuit. >> it is frightening. i assume my own safety, but i guess i shouldn't. >> reporter: people we talked to, women especially who yalk at night in pacific heights, are shaken by news of the attempted kidnap. they say it is a good reminder to remain vigilant at all times. >> try not to look at my phone and be aware of who is around me and what not. >> reporter: as for the suspect, police are not releasing his name due to the ongoing
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investigation. he is 46 years old and from sonoma county. me lena kim, "abc 7 news." an employee at the boys and girls club in petaluma is accused of offering up a six-year-old girl for sex. benjamin gorke says the 22 year old posted a picture of the girl who was in the club for after school. in an internet chat room. he told police he accessed the club from his home. in a statement the boys and girls club says its mission is to keep boys and girls safe and the fully cooperating. >> bart revealed two police officers were at the coliseum station in oakland when dozens of robbers swarmed through a train. bart said earlier none of the officers were at the coliseum station saturday night. that's when between 40 and 60 juveniles robbed officers. two officers were patrolling the
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parking lot when the gang terrorized people on the train. >> we had increased presence at oakland station. we have been authorizing over time for key stations, specifically oakland. >> bart says two passengers were punched. the thieves grabbed five cellphones, a purse and a duffle bag before running away from the station. >> two dangerous items for san francisco police to close off streets on patrero hill this evening. you can see where it happened at 22nd and wisconsin streets. someone discovered a pipe bomb and a hand grenade about 5:00 this evening. the bomb squad rendered those items safe about 7:00 p.m. an overflow crowd turned out tonight to voice their opinions about a temporary homeless shelter in the mission. the navigation centers would take in as many as 100 people. "abc 7 news" reporter katie yutes is live at the site with more on the story. katey. >> reporter: dan, people that live in the neighborhood are
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concerned about the possibility of an up tick in crime. supervisor ronan says that the navigation center is happening. you can see the empty building behind me and the adjacent lot. it will take developers the better part of a year to get permits to build here, so the supervisor says it is a perfect place for the shelter. >> negotiate a deal with -- >> reporter: san francisco supervisor hillary ronan tried to calm fears surrounding a proposed navigation center at 26th street and van ness avenue. she has made a deal with the owner of this empty building to create a temporary homeless shelter. >> lenar is not able to get their building permits for about six to nine months. during that time they are donating this space to the city. >> reporter: the center could house more than 100 people currently living on the streets in the mission. >> i know that we need to get these people in homes, i know we need to do this, but adding 120 people to the area is not the right solution. also, they're going to end it with no exit plan.
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that's another big issue. >> reporter: others want the shelter to open sooner. >> every single day we delay folks who are living on the streets are still out on the streets and aren't getting the services they need, and neighbors still continue to have to deal with these camps. >> reporter: reason an says they have some 7,000 people living on the streets. >> they want a place to live, but they make it so difficult in the city here now for us to find affordable house. >> reporter: reason an will hold a second community meeting since tonight's was over capacity. in san francisco, katie utehs, "abc 7 news." two groups who invited an coulter to speak at uc berkley are suing the university. the lawsuit comes after the conservative commentators speech was rescheduled from this week to next week when students are out of class and studying for finals. coulter plans to come to berkley to speak this thursday. the group's attorney says the university has a secret policy that limits conditions for
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certain speakers. >> it is not in writing. it is not been publicized, but it has been used to shut down two speakers that the berkley college republicans have brought to cal. >> the university says there is no safe place for coulter to speak on campus on thursday. earlier today coulter retweeted a weather forecast for thursday with the mysterious phrase, nice day for an outdoor speech in berkley. developing news out of arkansas where the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years was marked by accusations one of the prisoners suffered to his death. bock jack jones and marcelle williams were convicted of murder. jones was executed first. a judge temporarily blocked williams lethal injection. his attorneys argued the first execution was inhumane. they say officials spent 45 minutes trying to place an iv in jones' next before putting it elsewhere and he gulped for air before he died. the judge ultimately allowed both executions to go forward.
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>> new details. we are hearing from one of the aviation officers who was involved in dragging a united airlines passenger from a flight. you saw this video. that officer claims dr. david dao was verbally combative. his forced removal left the 69-year-old man with a broken nose and broken teeth. his lawyer says he will sue. trees are the okay of tiberon tonight and more than talk. that he logued at mckegney field and at the center of a fight that got nasty. as "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freeman explains it is coming to a head. >> reporter: it is a take on trouble in paradise, a disagreement about these eucalyptus trees on a noll. >> they're part of nature. >> they're weeds. >> reporter: across the street is a person who speaks for neighbors who have applied for a
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permit to remove eucalyptus trees and replace them with native species. it divided the town. >> they're not native but many of us are not native. what's native is a current problem, not only with trees. >> if those catch fire, this entire neighborhood is down. >> how controversial are these trees? look at all of the material that's arrived at city hall. we are talking pages and pages and pages and pages of letters and studies from both sides. >> i think that the real reason they want the trees out is to improve the view. >> reporter: ron herwin and his group are so determined to get it done they offered to pay for all of the work, some $70,000 worth. views have nothing to do with protecting their investment they say. >> it is a good investment to save the homes from burning down and from your kids from getting injured. >> we live here because of the views, but you can't have a totally unobstructed view at the expense of everybody else. >> reporter: they'll all talk it out at a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow night.
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expect a packed, contentious house, yes, here, even in paradise. from tiberon, "abc 7 news." well, it is a sweep for the warriors. >> coming up, after tonight's win dub nation is getting read ary for round two of the playoffs. we will have information on tickets. >> imagine seeing this flying over the freeway. a look at how a silicon valley company plans to elevate our commute. also, what has 17 lens, cost $17,000 and can make you feel like you're anywhere in the world? i'm "abc 7 news" meteorologist s&p, didn't feel like spring today but big changes are i a head. "abc 7 news at 11:00" will be right back. first though, here is a look what is coming up on jimmy kimmel after "abc 7 news at 11:00." >> the following is a paid advertisement for me. i want you to lift that cloth up and pull out what is underneath that cloth. >>
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it is a clean sweep for the warriors in the first round of playoffs. "abc 7 news" was at greens sports bar in san francisco as fans watched the doves eliminate the trail blazers in a blow out. final core 128-103. the team will face whoever wins the series between clippers and jazz. playoff tickets go on sale wednesday. coach steve kerr was not on sidelines tonight but cameras captured him at practice in portland before the game. kerr is taking a step back from coaching indefinitely because of ongoing com plikss from surgery. you can leave get well wishes on
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our facebook page or share this badge on your own page. like us for the latest updates on his condition and playoff progress. to let automated cameras take pictures of speeders in san francisco and san jose. backers say it would save lives. it faced opposition from the unions representing highway patrol and local police officers. they fear speed cameras could eliminate jobs in law enforcement. all right. check this thing out. the future is here and it is airborne. a south bay company revealed its prototype for a flying car. kitty hawk says it will be available by the end of the year in fact. "abc 7 news" reporter katie marzullo is live along highway 101 in san jose with new details. katie. >> reporter: well, dan, if you are one of the people that dreams of rising above the traffic that typically plagues bay area highways, you can keep dreaming. the flying car is not ready for the commute just yet, but it is ready for take-off. >> this is the kitty hawk flyer.
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the company can says it is safe, tested and legal to operate. you don't even need a pilot's license. >> it really is an exciting area to be involved in from autonomous vehicle to these kind of vehicles, absolutely? fred barez is the head of the aviation and technology department at san jose state university. he says eventually people will be able to fly themselves to and from work in something like this. the personal flight delay will come from the state and federal government. >> dealing with dmv and faa working together, so that's the issue now. you have to be dealing with. so regulations is the issue, but the technology is there. >> reporter: kitty hawk says this flyer is for recreation. it can be flown only in uncongested areas like over a body of water. we showed the test flight video to drivers of regular cars. >> i think it is really cool. i mean i think we can get there at some point, like back to the future part 2. if i could afford one, i would probably buy one.
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>> lots like fun but i would worry about safety issues. >> reporter: professor barez says the flying car is basically a giant drone. he says the company's number one priority should be assuring the public that this aircraft is safe. as for the price tag, that has yet to be revealed. in san jose, katie marzullo, "abc 7 news." right across the bay. the world of virtual reality as a new player this evening. google and a chinese partner just unveiled the halo camera system. >> the 17 cameras use google's jump software to weave the images together to create a 360 degree film. it goes on sale this summer. >> cool thing in technology tonight. focus our attention on weather. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the latest. >> we will have early signs of summer later on this week. if you have been waiting for warm weather, you're not going to have to wait much longer. walnut creeks high temperature next couple of days mid to upper 60s. into the weekend we will bring in some 80s.
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it definitely will warm up around here. live doppler 7 right now showing you some clouds around the bay area. we will be seeing the potential for a few drops later on in the week in the north bay but that's it. temperatures right now, you're all in the 50s exempt los gatos, 48 degrees. "abc 7 news" explore tore yum camera giving you a beautiful view looking toward the bay bridge right now. clouds lingering overnight, a chance of drops in the north bay on wednesday. and it turns windy and warmer later on this week. check out the hour-by-hour planner. tomorrow morning starting pretty cloudy, 40s, 50s, peaks of sun around noon time. today we were cooler than average, everyone in the 60s. tomorrow will bring in a few 70s, so a milder day. the sun goes down and the temperatures will drop from mid 50s to low 60s. tomorrow morning dropping low enough you need to bundle up an extra lay, first thing when you get going for work or taking
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kids off to school. for the afternoon, low 60s to low 70s. another breezy one along the coastline but at least you will be seeing a little more sunshine. we will keep it dry for the giants-dodgers game at at&t park. good idea to take a sweat shirt, as the sun goes down it will feel chilly. hour-by-hour for wednesday, a weak system will brush the north bay between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. can't rule out a shower or two, but really it is a couple of drops at best. not expecting a lot more. warm weather will be spreading from southern california into the bay area, and we're going to be seeing this late this week with plenty of sun. we will see a northerly wind dlefl befo develop before the warmup begins. thursday night into friday, expect wind gusts close to 40 miles an hour along the coast, continuing gusteer friday morning around 4:0005:00. you will notice at 5:00 p.m.
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close to 40 mile an hour wind gusts and the winds will relax and weekend will feature a nice warmup that definitely will remind you of early summer. you can down lloyd the "abc 7 news" app help to keep track of the changing temperatures. low 60s 70s tomorrow. a slight chance of a few drops in the north bay on wednesday. then bring on the warmth. we will start the warming trend that will take us through the end of the workweek and into the weekend. beach weather this weekend. look at the temperatures, low to mid 80s, and the warmth will hang on monday. might be a hard day to come into work. i at any time say that. >> thank you very much. starbuck's stop selling its limited edition
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starbuck's unicorn drink has inspired a new hairstyle. a stylist in canada came up with this wims cal color. one version is even topped off with a green straw. some think it is sweet, others maybe are a bit sour on this trend. we'll try it here, see how it plays. >> straw is a nice touch. >> it finishes it nicely. on to sports, warriors in action. >> larry beil is here with all of the action. >> if i had more hair, i would go for it. ama, you have enough hair. take one for the team. >> just get me a straw. >> when the warriors play like tonight, they're almost impossible to be raining threes, tremendous tee fence
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yes, the fuel is complimentary for up to three years. yes, it has an epa-estimated range of 312 miles. yes, you will probably have to answer lots of silly questions from strangers. yes, this is a mind-blowing marvel of technology. and, yes, you can buy it today- because the future doesn't start next week, next month or next year... the future starts now. in the hydrogen-fueled toyota mirai.
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abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> good evening. no steve kerr tonight but opportunity was back. nothing bothered the doves who tied an nba record with 45 points in first quarter on their way to a series sweep of the blazers. start with a durant checklist and pick it up early, like the opening minute. durant's first shot attempt of the guy, three-pointer. shooting. check. how about that calf. can he still dunk? here is the feet from throwing it town. 14-0, doves. defense, heartless. get it out. all boxes checked, all systems go. now to the star of the night, steph curry. drains the three on the other end. dubs the explode to the a 17-lead. steph was shooting so well it was like a shot when the ball hit the rim. it didn't often. 7 of 11 from downtown. the bench was going crazy.
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warriors by 28. magee with authority. lillard trying to keep the blazers in it. oh, crosses over. draymond leaves him on the ground. 34 for the pride of oakland. steph for three. ding, ding, ding, ding, ding. and a schimpfy to boot. i'm doing my own sound 72-48. all warriors all niht long. they kmeet the sweep. here is mike shumann, i see you in portland. >> if the warriors wanted to win one for their absent coach kerr, they the that and made a statement to the rest of the conference? we had an opportunity to close the series out. you don't what to let go of the rope or give the team confidence or momentum. >> we knew if we threw the first punch, we knew it would overwhelm them a bit, especially, you know, being we was up 3-0 in the series. >> this team is on a different level. they could be loose, they could
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crack jokes before the game, they can crack jokes tourine an about one another. and then go out and do that. >> the warriors now the winner of the l.a. clippers utah jazz series for second round opponent. reporting in portland, "abc 7 news" sports. ex giants sergio romo gets a nice hand in san francisco return. rookie christian called up, 0 for 4 at the plate. a liner after matt cain's foot, oroyo bear hand for the out. top of the ninth, two out and l.a.'s justin turner tie run at second. oh, better get back. buster posey guns him down. that's the final out. mark gets his first save. first win over the tojers since may of 2013. abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. the situation for the warriors now, the great news is they have a minimum of five full days off.
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>> wow. >> so this is an opportunity for steve kerr, there's a report he is going to consult with the specialist at stanford medical center. >> good. >> to try to figure out what is going on. all of this is -- it is not his back that hurts. >> it is the headaches from the leakage? >> right. there was an operation that went awry, and so he has fluid from his spinal column that is causing headaches and pressure in the brain. >> poor guy. he is the greatest guy in the world. >> everybody wants him to get well. >> thanks. "abc 7 news" continues online, on twitter and facebook and mobile
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all right. that's our report. we appreciate your time. i'm
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- eric stonestreet. from "the night of," riz ahmed. lena dunham. and music from cold war kids. and now, as scheduled, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hi, everyone. welcome to the show. i'm jimmy, i'm the host. thank you for watching. thanks for coming. i appreciate it. we have -- i don't want to be rude but we have a lot to get to tonight, we do not have a moment to waste. guillermo, we have no time to waste tonight, do you understand that? >> guillermo: yes, let's get to --

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